In a Nutshellother blog: fabulously broke in the city
minimalist since: 2007 -- why minimalism?
talk to me: contact me here!
current location: canada/usa
home: hotel room
owns: 3 suitcases 2 carryons of stuff
# of items: more than 100!
furniture: 1 japanese futon
works: business consultant
gadgets: macbook pro, ipod touch (pda)
drinks: earl grey cream tea
practices: rebel yoga and de-cluttering
loves: minimalism, $$ management, traveling
quirk: must prep my food before eating
Most Recent Posts
- Happiness is Found in Experiences
- Hacking Life
- Houses and Development: My Three Main Concerns
- My Minimalist Exercise Plan
- Managing Anger at Your Kids
- Returning to Meditation for Productivity and Health
- Tips for Simplifying Your Finances in the New Year
- Do You Buy Brands that “Do Good”?
- My Main Goal for This Year: More Time for Self-Improvement
- When Did You Tell Your Kids the Truth About Santa Claus?
Posted on 11 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet Recycling at its best, folks. The town of San Pablo, Philippines recycles old plastic bottles to build a new school. They collected bottles at the event and the Bottle School […]
Posted on 8 August , 2014 | 4 CommentsTweet I personally consider this to be a fascinating subject. I chose the number 4 because of the 4-hour workweek by Tim Ferriss, a book that talks about increasing productivity […]
Posted on 6 August , 2014 | 2 CommentsTweet Not too long ago I heard about a book called “Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less.” Of course, for minimalists, the idea behind this book is nothing new. According […]
Posted on 4 August , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Man came into a forest, and made a petition to the Trees to provide him a handle for his axe. The Trees consented to his request, and gave […]
Posted on 1 August , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life” – Steve Jobs I personally have a lot of respect for Steve Jobs. He was not perfect, […]
Posted on 30 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Moving can be hard enough when you’re an adult, but it can be especially difficult for children. Younger children are generally easier to move with; they haven’t built up […]
Exploding Population and Trash Solution: Build your own plastic bottle island like this man, RichardPosted on 28 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet Via Boing Boing
Posted on 23 July , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet My family is moving across the country and into an apartment that has 250 fewer square feet than our house. This move is forcing us to downsize a bit […]
Posted on 21 July , 2014 | 1 CommentTweet I know you’ve heard of wishing wells, but how about money trees? When travelers in Britain pass by these trees, they hammer in a coin into these trees. Kind […]
Posted on 16 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet While many of us don’t like the idea of being in debt, many of us still like the idea of using credit. In fact, I’m a huge fan of […]
Posted on 14 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet A Farmer placed nets on his newly sown plough lands, and caught a quantity of Cranes, which came to pick up his seed. With them he trapped a Stork […]
Posted on 9 July , 2014 | 6 CommentsTweet We’ve lived in what many consider a “small” home for about seven years. However, things are changing. Mainly because my husband got a job on the other side of […]
Posted on 7 July , 2014 | 3 CommentsTweet I remember moving out and thinking: Wait a minute. What do I need? I don’t know. I guess I’ll just figure it out as I go along. Multiple trips […]
Posted on 4 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet “In the end, it’s not the years in your life that count. It’s the life in your years.” — Abraham Lincoln
Posted on 2 July , 2014 | No CommentsTweet There’s a reason that companies spend millions of dollars on advertising: It works. Even those of us who try to subscribe to minimalist principles can find ourselves falling for […]